Entries by Rick

The Salvation Army’s Services Requested on Texas Border

The mission statement of The Salvation Army clearly states the organization’s commitment to “meet human needs in His name without discrimination.” This practical ministry of The Salvation Army is in operation as volunteers and staff work to provide emergency assistance to immigrants who have crossed the Texas border. At the request of Border Patrol and […]

Salvation Army Today, June 26, 2014

General André Cox has set the “Mind the Gap” challenge General André Cox has set the “Mind the Gap” challenge, which Salvationists and friends can raise funds to send people from developing world to The Salvation Army’s 150th anniversary celebration in London next year! sar.my/givemtg

The Salvation Army Responds to Twin Tornadoes in Nebraska

Alexandria, Virginia (June 17, 2014) – The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) teams have mobilized in Pilger, NE following the severe weather and twin tornadoes that passed through the area yesterday. The teams are prepared to provide food, beverage and spiritual support to survivors and first responders. Monetary donations are the most critical need […]

Emergency Disaster Services Shower Trailer Sent To Greenville, Mississippi

Greenville, MS (June 14, 2014) – The Salvation Army’s Emergency Shower Trailer was deployed to Greenville MS this/weekend to support a community rejuvenation project being sponsored by The United Methodist Church of Greenville in conjunction with The Salvation Army Greenville corps. According to Greenville Corps Officer, Major Alan Phillips, over 85 young people from Texas […]

Salvation Army Today – Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Featured on this episode of Salvation Army Today: The Salvation Army women’s auxiliary of Rome, Georgia hosted its first annual “Run for the Homeless” 5k Race. The Salvation Army of Milwaukee, Wisconsin has partner with Feed the Children to hand out food to families in need.

Severe Flooding in Elk County, Pennsylvania

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) is on scene in Ridgeway, PA (Elk County) responding to severe overnight flooding. The area has been hit hard with nearly half a foot of water, destroying over eight homes and several apartment buildings. Numerous families are displaced and have lost everything. The Salvation Army EDS Punxsutawney team […]

Salvation Army Responds To Slide Fire In Arizona

Phoenix, AZ (May 22, 2014) – The Salvation Army is planning to increase their disaster services as the Slide Fire has burned 4500 acres. Thousands of people are on stand- by to be potentially evacuated. The Salvation Army is providing meals and clothing for evacuees located at Sinagua middle school located at 3950 E. Butler […]